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Saul Bellow's Novels Tackled Life's Contradictions
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Saul Bellow's Novels Tackled Life's Contradictions

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Saul Bellow's Novels Tackled Life's Contradictions

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Saul Bellow

Bellow in his Chicago home in September 1982. Corbis hide caption

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One of America's greatest novelists, Saul Bellow, died Tuesday at the age of 89. Bellow won three National Book Awards, a Pulitzer and the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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The Author Reads the Opening of His 1964 Novel 'Herzog'
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Bellow Reads from 'The Bellarosa Connection'
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Bellow's After-Dinner Speech Upon Recieving the 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature
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A 1989 'Fresh Air' Interview with Bellow
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A 1989 'Weekend Edition Sunday' Interview with Bellow
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Among his best-known books are Herzog, Humboldt's Gift and The Adventures of Augie March. He grew up in Chicago, and his work is closely associated with the city.

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